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Speaking out

May 24, 2021   On May 10, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it blocked Fast Retailing Co.’s Uniqlo brand shirts on concerns they violated a ban on cotton products produced in China’s Xinji...

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May 19, 2021   In the previous “Speaking Out” column dated May 17, I pointed out that discussions on a revision to Japan’s Immigration Control Act over the treatment of those avoiding deportation (f...

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May 17, 2021   At Japan’s parliament, ruling and opposition parties have been fiercely confronting with each other on a revision to the Immigration Control Act that sets rules on the treatment of fo...

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May 17, 2021   After being criticized for being unaware of Chinese threats, Europe is wakening up at last. Europe joined Japan and the United States to warn against China as shown by a joint stat...

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May 17, 2021   Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has announced a target of cutting Japan’s greenhouse gas emissions in fiscal 2030 by 46% from fiscal 2013. The conventional wisdom is that not o...

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May 10, 2021   Japan must make more efforts than any other country to respect human rights and protect democracy. The first reason for this is that respect for human rights and democracy represen...

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May 10, 2021   On May 6, Japan’s House of Representatives Commission on the Constitution passed a bill to revise the National Referendum Act regarding constitutional amendment procedures. The ruling...

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April 27, 2021   On April 27, the Japanese government made important cabinet decisions on comfort women and wartime Korean workers issues. It concluded the word “wartime comfort women” as inappropri...

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April 26, 2021   Japan will seek to cut greenhouse gas emissions in fiscal 2030 by 46% from fiscal 2013, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said just before participating in an online climate change summ...

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April 26, 2021   I have pointed out concern over economic security regarding investment in Rakuten Inc. by a subsidiary of Chinese information technology giant Tencent Holding Ltd. in this column si...

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